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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
Associated concepts: Model Code
See also: absolute, arrangement, build, case, code, copy, criterion, design, epitome, example, exemplar, exemplary, forge, form, guide, ideal, illustration, instance, laudable, make, norm, paradigm, paragon, paramount, pattern, precedent, principle, produce, professional, prototype, representative, rule, sample, specimen, standard, stellar, style, symbol, typical

MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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Future research should also seek to identify appropriate common causal determinants of JS and OC and integrate them into more elaborate causal models (Mathieu & Zajac, 1990).
We shall test an alternative causal model in which the dependent variable is change in a country's average level of democracy from the 1972-80 period to the 1981-90 period.
Choosing the regression equation or causal model that maximizes [R.
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As explained in the covering law and causal models, the premise is a 'law-like' generalisation or known fact that is accepted in the community.
Constructing and testing the predictive model of alcohol consumption relapse on the basis of socio-demographic variables; retaining the optimum model; (3) Constructing and testing the causal model for dependent variables (alcohol consumption and relapses); (4) Comparative analysis of the women group vs.
Keywords: causal model, quality of education, educational management, graduate education
It is started with the causal model as it allows to state that health problems must include the dialectical relationship between chance and necessity, between casual and causal versus the determinism and the mechanism prevailing in the analysis of health science.
However, despite these limitations, several students were successful (or close to successful) in teaching Betty the correct causal model.
And that in turn means setting up and testing a causal model.
He discusses the need to rethink organization change, making the case for it in an organization, types, the process, and other aspects, then provides a brief history of organization change and addresses its theoretical foundations, nature, levels, research, and conceptual and integrated models, and his causal model for organization performance and change.
Here's an alternative causal model, one that actually explains the failure of our longstanding policy: drug prohibition--that is, the war on drugs--causes an illegal, or black market, which in turn causes crime, corruption, and disease.